Sony Six has won the exclusive broadcast rights to the RBS Six Nations’ Rugby tournament, which commences on February 1, 2014. Taking on its global viewing spectrum, the 2014 edition of the RBS Six Nations’ Rugby tournament will be shown on the prime time slot between 8 pm and 11 pm on Sony Six and Sony Six HD for Indian audiences.
Sony Six has also has broadcast rights to other premier rugby tournaments such as the Super Rugby League and the Rugby Championship.
The 2014 RBS Six Nations’ Rugby tournament will be held between February 1 and March 15. The tournament consists of a league of six European nations – England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Italy and France.
The Six Nations is the successor to the Five Nations Championship (1910-31 and 1947-99), which, in turn, succeeded the Home Nations Championship (1883-1909 and 1932-39). The Home Nations Championship, played between teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, was the first international rugby union tournament.